Happy Post-Rosh-Hashanah and Pre-Yom-Kippur. Hopefully you had a meaningful Rosh Hashanah, heard Shofar, dipped apple in the honey, and went to waterside Tashlich. There’s still time to do waterside Tashlich until Yom Kippur, and the weather is nice, and Indian/Parker Pond is right here on campus.
Hillel has Tuesday Schmoozeday from 12-3pm in Interfaiith Center.
Torah-Tuesday tonight at both 6 and 9pm at Shabbos House. Topic is “Meaning of Memes” and ways to utilize the mystique of memes in making our high holiday prayers more meaningful. Dairy dinner tonight will be lasagna, roasted potatoes, salad, and a veggie soup.
Rubin family will be away tonight celebrating our nieces’ engagement party in Brooklyn (we’re driving in and out). We’re thankful to the students who volunteered to help put out the food and present the class. Thanks to all who participate and make it a good Torah Tuesday session.
We missed last week but will be back tomorrow to do our on-campus “Torah-Takeout” at or near the Campus Center atrium staircase facing the Science Library Courtyard. Stop by between 12:15–1pm.
Hillel has Recharge Wednesday in The Bean from 2-4pm.
KOF 6:30-8pm at Shabbos House (or later as needed, see daily menu in KOF Whatsapp).
KOF 6:30-8pm (see KOF whatsapp for menu). We’re doing 2 events this Thursday night after 8pm:
Girls-Night-In will be doing glass mosaic making at Shabbos House 8pm and on. These broken pieces add up to something beautiful!
Guys Night-Out will be driving to Clifton Park for a game of Laser-Tag. We’ll be back for people who have later events on Thursday.
Hillel Shabbat dinner this week in CC Room 375, Prayers 7pm, Dinner 8pm.
SHABBAT DAY 9/23
Shabbat morning Minyan Prayers 10:30am at Shabbos House. Short poetic Torah reading of Haazinu. Shabbat lunch follows approx 12:30pm.
Shabbat ends 7:33pm. We’ll have Pizza and Havdalah, and back to “Matt’s Media Messages” at 8:30pm.
Minyan Brunch 11am. Special additions like Avinu Malkeinu as we are between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, YOM KIPPUR!
Look for Sat Night or Sunday morning email with detailed Yom Kippur info. See also Jewish Fall Holidays at UAlbany 2023
Meanwhile the basics:
YOM KIPPUR NIGHT, SUNDAY SEP 24th:
Prefast Meal at Shabbos House 4:30pm-6pm
Kol Nidrei Prayers in Campus Center Room 375 at 6:30pm
YOM KIPPUR DAY, MONDAY SEP 25th:
9:30am-2pm Traditional Morning Prayers in CC Room 375
11am Hillel Egalitarian Prayers in the Interfaith Center
5:30pm Mincha Prayers in CC 375
6:30pm Neilah Closing Service in CC 375
7:29pm Yom Kippur Ends, Break-Fast By UAlbany Hillel in CC 375
Shana Tova to all! Gmar Chatima Tova!
Mendel and Raizy
PS: Looking ahead… First night in the Sukkah is Friday Night and its Family Weekend. Your families are welcome, too! We will have holiday meals all that weekend through Sunday night, and Sukkot events in the weeknights that follow. Esther Miriam’s Bat-Mitzvah will be 4-6pm on Wednesday of Sukkot with a Poke Bowl Bar and her special presentation!
We’re building the Sukkah with a BBQ on the Wednesday after Yom Kippur.